Ginger Vieira Bio

Ginger VieiraGinger Vieira has lived with type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999. The author of Your Diabetes Science Experiment, Ginger also works as a cognitive health coach and diabetes expert at During 2009 and 2010, she set 15 records in drug-tested powerlifting with record lifts of 190 lb bench press, 265 lb squat, and a 308 lb deadlift. The lessons she learned about her diabetes management had an immense impact not only on her success as an athlete, but on every single part of her life as a person living with diabetes. Your Diabetes Science Experiment teaches those lessons in a way any reader with type 1 or type 2 diabetes can understand.

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Last Modified Date: November 28, 2012

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by Brenda Bell
Many people say that depression is a side effect or complication of diabetes. Without discounting the association of the psychological condition with the physical one, I'm not convinced that our high and/or unstable glucose levels are directly responsible for that change in our mental state. My belief is that the unrelenting need for self-care, for following the sort of care schedules that can drive licensed, professional caregivers crazy, is what overwhelms us...
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